Bar and Waiting Team Member (Fixed Term)

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Full-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: £8.91 per hour

Contract Type: Fixed Term/Temporary

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 22 June 2021

Bar and Waiting Team Member (Fixed Term)

A range of quality own-brand and high street restaurants and cafés, mixed with great food, family-friendly menus and a generous sprinkling of excellent service. That’s the recipe for success in our Food and Beverage department.

Around each Village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. There’s also a further five concessionary units including well-known brands such as Bella Italia and Café Rouge. From American grills to authentic Indian cuisine, or for those wanting a relaxing drink after a busy day, there’s something to suit all appetites at Center Parcs.

BAR AND WAITING TEAM MEMBERS

Centre stage and front of house, our Bar and Waiting Team Members are at the heart of village life, continually meeting and exceeding the expectations of our guests…day after day.

Your day to day duties will include welcoming and seating guests, taking orders, bar service, serving food and drinks and maintaining a clean working environment.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering excellent customer service, have good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team. As the face of Center Parcs, you will ensure our guests leave satisfied by serving them in an efficient yet professional manner, actively seeking out opportunities to exceed their expectations.

HOURS OF WORK

Lakeside Inn is a fast-paced, family favourite full service restaurant, with fantastic views of the lake. 

This is a fixed term contract until 7 October 2021. Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period. You will be working 5 days out of 7 and shifts will fall between 9:00am and 11:30pm.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Essential requirements:

  • Due to bar service, applicants must be over 18 year’s old
  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a customer service environment, ideally within a Food and Beverage environment
  • NVQ Level 2 in Food Service or equivalent qualification

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date:  22 June 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 21 June 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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